Watch a new trailer for animated Batman movie ‘The Killing Joke’

The film is due out later this year

A new trailer for animated Batman movie The Killing Joke has been released.

The film is an adaption of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s controversial graphic novel of the same name.

In the latest clip to come from the movie, Batman confronts the Joker in Blackgate Penitentiary.

Star Wars actor Mark Hamill to reprise role of The Joker in the film, alongside Kevin Conroy as Batman. Sam Liu directs.

Speaking about taking on the iconic villain once more, Hamill said: ”The chance to work once again with Kevin Conroy, my favourite Batman, in what some consider the definitive origin of this iconic villain is a dream come true for me. I am beyond thrilled to return as The Joker in The Killing Joke!”

“I’ve had the great privilege of voicing Batman for more than two decades, and some of my favorite moments in the recording booth have been alongside Mark Hamill,” Conroy added. “Mark always enables me to be a better actor. I’m thrilled that we’re both back to bring these characters to life in one of the most heralded Batman/Joker stories of all time.”

The film will premiere at San Diego Comic-Con in July before a full home release this summer.